Table 6

Total healthcare costs by subgroups of survivors across study phases (n=411, cost in €)
Index hospitalization Discharge – 3months 3 -6 months 6-12 months TOTAL
Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median Mean Median
Gender
Male 5297.3 4803.8 3795.9 367.4 971.7 200.2 884.0 294.5 10948.9 7159.5
Female 5972.3 4689.7 4618.2 457.0 1214.5 250.7 1095.9 313.2 12901.0 6626.0
p value 0.397 0.613 0.318 0.937 0.422
Diabetes
Yes 5624.5 4981.1 4201.6 688.3 1176.2 337.2 1369.3 414.6 12371.7 8253.4
No 5559.2 4675.5 4113.0 357.4 1042.3 201.8 862.0 277.0 11576.6 6546.4
p value 0.701 0.025 <0.001 <0.001 0.114
Atrial Fibrillation
Yes 6700.4 5048.6 3863.9 458.2 1247.3 248.0 1241.9 332.5 13053.5 7684.5
No 5334 4663.8 4188.9 418.1 1033.5 225.9 913.0 296.0 11469.3 6546.4
p value 0.098 0.817 0.583 0.453 0.214
Previous strokes
Yes 5617.8 5180.6 3827.2 712.0 829.1 423.1 1116.7 394.9 11390.8 9172.7
No 5568.5 4668.8 4164.0 416.3 1096.3 223.5 955.3 296.3 11784.2 6666.9
p value 0.212 0.295 0.035 0.364 0.519
Type of stroke
Heamorrhagic 5817.9 5180.6 8021.8 1645.6 2225.4 357.4 1318.1 377.2 17383 12625.1
Ischemic 5532.2 4668.8 3480.0 394.0 877.5 222.0 912.4 294.5 10802 6455.4
p value 0.182 <0.001 0.001 0.224 <0.001
Barthel Index *
Indipendence (96–100) 4581.9 3694.0 1103.2 207.9 335.8 141.0 502.9 217.1 6240.4 4480.4
Mild dependence (75–95) 4446.2 4053.1 1897.0 365.2 514.4 231.1 798.3 429.7 8194.1 5438.1
Moderate dependence (46–74) 4937.8 4484.3 5488.7 999.1 1788.8 340.6 1807.9 564.7 14823.8 6298.8
Severe dependence (0–45) 6609.4 5563.9 9826.6 8625.5 2733.3 743.1 2083.7 735.7 21552.7 11875.9
p value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Modified Ranking Scale*
no or mild disability (0–2) 1225 219.1 342.7 144.4 512.6 223.3 1964.8 683.9
moderate disability (3) 3369.5 507.6 1687.3 457.5 939.2 439.7 5239.1 1738.6
severe diasability (4–5) 9185 8088.3 2334.9 514.1 2181.7 701.3 13381.5 10858.8
p value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001

*scales at the beginning of the reference period.

Fattore et al.

Fattore et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:137   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-137

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